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'Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon' (PS3/X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 9:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon follows Crypto on a journey of enlightenment and hi-fi destruction as he faces his most dangerous enemy yet and lampoons the pop culture of the Funked Out 1970s.

'Saints Row 2' (PS3/X360) Confirmed for PC

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 9:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Saints Row 2, using Volition's open-world engine, offers vastly expanded customization options, a totally transformed and expanded city of Stilwater, new vehicles, sandbox tools and toys as well as both online co-op and competitive multiplayer. Late April we revealed Amazon had added a Saints Row 2 PC listing which THQ confirmed today without giving further details.

Various Game Trailers #1356

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 9:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for:

  • Street Fighter IV [ALL] - Trailer #4
  • Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia [NDS] - Trailer
  • Skate It [NDS/Wii] - What happened to San Van? Trailer
  • Supreme Commander [X360] - Developer Diary Trailer #1
  • Golden Axe: Beast Rider [PS3/X360] - Trailer
  • The Incredible Hulk [ALL] - Behind The Scenes Trailer #3


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Numen: Contest of Heroes' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 8:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Numen: Contest of Heroes is an action/RPG that will plunge the player deep into the amazing world of Greek mythology, the realm of almighty gods, brave heroes, fabulous creatures, and great deeds.

World Cyber Games US Open Results Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 8:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

More than 70 of America's top gamers took their first steps towards slots on Team USA this past weekend at the Samsung Experience in New York City at the World Cyber Games 2008 US Open video game tournament, battling for their share of $20,000 in cash and prizes, including roundtrip airfare and hotel accommodations to the WCG 2008 Pan-American Championships in Mexico, June 20 - 22.

'Guitar Hero: Aerosmith ' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 3:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fire up the fret board, crank the amp to 11 and get ready to rock this way with Guitar Hero: Aerosmith. Play through Aerosmith's career, bands they performed with, venues they played.

GameTap Signs Interplay's Fallout, MDK and Descent

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 3:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameTap expanded its partnership with Interplay to include multi-year worldwide rights for the company’s titles, such as Fallout, MDK and Descent, to be available for download in its online store and for subscription, as well as free ad-supported, play.

'Guitar Hero: Metallica' (ALL) Coming Early 2009

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Guitar Hero: Aerosmith due out in a matter of weeks, and later this year Guitar Hero: World Tour, Activision is planning even further ahead. Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Edward Woo sifted through the game section of Activision's latest SEC filing and revealed that the soon-merging publisher is planning to release Guitar Hero: Metallica in Q1 of 2009. No further details were available, except a confirmation of that the next James Bond title will carry the same name as the movie, Quantum of Solace.

'Madden NFL 09' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Madden NFL 09 marks the 20th anniversary of the franchises, and the game will feature adaptable gameplay tailored to every type of gamer, online enhancements and a broadcast style presentation delivering an authentic NFL experience.

Sony Launches 'EverQuest' Living Legacy Promotion

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The EverQuest franchise is bringing a near decade of success back to millions of fans with a new Living Legacy program from Sony Online Entertainment, which will feature in-game events, promotions, game updates and more.

'Alone in the Dark' (ALL) - 50 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alone in the Dark returns with a heart-stopping survival experience realized through combining the use of real-time physics and environmental interaction to deliver an exhilarating action-orientated experience within a highly detailed, open environment.

Cryptic Studios Appoints Former SOE Exec as CEO

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cryptic Studios announced that John Needham, previously Senior Vice President of Business Development and Operations over at Sony Online Entertainment, has joined the company as its Chief Executive Officer.

'Aces of the Galaxy' And 'Roogoo' This Week's XBLA Titles - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aces of the Galaxy is an old-school arcade thrill-ride where you take control of the gun turret on an AI-driven spaceship and vaporize waves of enemies. Roogoo, an action based-puzzler, updates the square peg in round hole premise to a whole new level, as you help the Roogoo defeat their enemies, the evil Meemoo.

Q Entertainment Brings 'Rock Band' (PS2/PS3/X360) to Japan

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rock Band allows you to perform music from the world’s biggest rock artists with your friends as a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar and microphone peripherals, in addition to offering online connectivity. The game will feature Japanese musical acts as well as other localized assets.

'Guitar Hero: On Tour' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time handheld gamers will have the freedom to unleash their inner rock star anywhere, anytime with Activision's upcoming Guitar Hero: On Tour offering the most diverse set list of master tracks ever offered in a Guitar Hero game, including classic rock, alternative and pop favorites.

Monday, June 2, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

'Ironclads: American Civil War' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 8:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russian based developer Totem Games announced Ironclads: American Civil War, a naval simulator mixing historical wargame elements with turned based tactics.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' (ALL) Topping Sales Charts Worldwide

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game that brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan. Funcom announced that Age of Conan is rising to #1 on the PC charts in various countries, and the game even competes very well on the all-format lists.

'Fallout 3' (PS3/X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 6:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallout 3 places a player in the role of a Vault-dweller, who ventures from his secluded, underground survival Vault into a post-apocalyptic world of mutants, radiation, gangs and violence.

Trion Developing Cross-Platform Fantasy Themed MMORPG

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 6:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trion World Network announced its first title, a fantasy-themed massively multiplayer online role-playing game, led by Might and Magic and Heroes creator Jon Van Caneghem.

NHN USA Signs 'Huxley' for North American And Europe

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHN USA announced that it has secured the rights to publish Huxley in North America and Western Europe. Huxley is an MMOFPS utilizing the Unreal engine 3 that takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. Humans have mutated and are divided into two opposing races, Sapiens and Alternative, who are forced to battle against one another to gain control of the world and its resources.

Wii Shop Channel Adds One Classic And Two WiiWare Titles

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 5:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Nintendo added two classics and two WiiWare titles to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with online access can redeem Wii Points to download the following titles: Protöthea, Toki Tori, and Ninja Combat.

'Infinite Undiscovery' (X360) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 5:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Various situations unfold in a world that changes in real time, with players’ choices leading to "unknown discoveries." Infinite Undiscovery offers a fantasy world overflowing with realism, allowing players to experience true role playing within a grand story.

'The Bourne Conspiracy' (PS3/X360) One Million Demo Downloads

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 5:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy is a third-person espionage action game where players move from fistfights to firefights to experience sequences that, unlike any other game, seamlessly blend Bourne's signature hand-to-hand combat with intense shooting and the ability to escape and evade deadly situations.

'Sword of the Stars: Born of Blood' - v1.5.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 4:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

To increase the diversity, tactical depth and replay value, Sword of the Stars: Born of Blood unleashes a new alien race, a new form of strategic movement, new ship sections, new weapons, new technologies, new scenarios and new unknown menaces.

PSP Review - 'echochrome'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on June 2, 2008 @ 4:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

echochrome is a puzzle game featuring 56 PSP exclusive levels, designed specifically to match that platform's characteristics. Gamers are challenged to play within five simple laws of perspective that govern how one advances through each stage.

'Alpha Protocol' (PS3/X360/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 3:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA has teamed up with Obsidian, who is also working on the Aliens RPG for SEGA, to develop its new 3rd person espionage focused action/RPG. Taking you on a suspenseful ride in the vein of James Bond, Jack Bauer, and Jason Bourne, Alpha Protocol has you work your way up the ranks as rookie agent Michael Thorton to become a bona-fide super spy.

'Syberia' (NDS) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Benoît Sokal's 3D adventure game Syberia is coming to NDS. Kate Walker, a young and brilliant lawyer from New York, has come to Europe to negotiate the purchase a famous Robot/Toy factory, but will soon have her future completely turned upside-down ....

'Crysis' No More Patches Scheduled, Possible Add-on Planned

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Crysis, shooter fans will face a new kind of challenge requiring adaptive tactics and customization of weapons and armor in dynamic, hostile environments as mankind struggles to survive in the face of an alien invasion. Early April Crytek said a v1.3 patch was in the works, it turns out that is no longer the case. While providing no specific details for the sudden about-face, it said the reason why would be explained in the near future, with speculations being an upcoming addon.

'Fable 2' (X360) Get in the Game

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set 500 years after the original game, Fable 2 will offer even more choices and features, while building on the core gameplay theme of Fable where every choice continually defines who you become, allowing you to truly live the life you choose. Lionhead is looking for art models which will adorn the wall of Albion's finest residences, all you have to do is send in a suitable photo before June 4.

'Total Extreme Wrestling 2008' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grey Dog Software's latest sports management simulation title, Total Extreme Wrestling 2008, allows you to take on the role of a wrestling promoter, where it is up to you to try and steer your chosen company to the top of the industry.

'Race Driver: GRID' (ALL) Slowdown Issue on X360, Patch Soon

by Rainier on June 2, 2008 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Packed with new and classic, circuit and drift race cars players will compete in urban street races, as well as conquer official racetracks and championships over three continents. Codemasters has recognized a slowdown issue with the X360 version of the game due to specific drive hardware, possibly with bad blocks/sectors. While the patch is still a few weeks away, a temporary measure is to copy your gamertag to a memory card, remove the hard drive, and run the game that way.